Arrival – Luang PraBang Meet on arrival, you are welcome to Luang Prabang, the ancient first capital of Lane Xang kingdom, the center of religious life in Laos and today the World Heritage City. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Lunch is free by own. P.M take a sightseeing tour of the sacred
- Tour Code: LSAT-6
- Length: 6D / 5N
- From: Luang prabang
- Finish: Luang prabang
$210price per pax
|Day 1||The center of religious life in Laos||None|
|Day 2||Visit Ban Long Lao||B, L|
|Day 3||Visit ethnic village of Khmu on the riverside||B|
|Day 4||Relaxing and swimming in the cool water||B, L|
|Day 5||Take a boat trip downstream on Nam Ou river to Luang Prabang||B, L|
|Day 6||Be free at leisure until for your own shopping||B|
The center of religious life in Laos
Detailed Itinerary: Meet on arrival, you are welcome to Luang Prabang, the ancient first capital of Lane Xang kingdom, the center of religious life in Laos and today the World Heritage City. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Lunch is free by own.P.M take a sightseeing tour of the sacred city of temples, of which nearly fifty still remain in the town and surrounding areas. Visit the National Museum, the former Royal Palace which houses the collection of valuables including the famous Prabang Buddha statue; Wat Visoun, the 16th century temple served as a small museum for religious artifacts; Wat Aham, the early 19th century temple, whose two guardian figures at the foot of the steps which represent two characters from the Ramayana – Hanuman, the Monkey God and a fierce Yaksa; Wat Xiengthong, the 16th century temple, which more than any temples in Luang Prabang, epitomizes all the elegance and grace of Luang Prabang architecture; Phousi Hill, the 328 steps leads to the summit of Phousi Hill that dominates the sky-line of Luang Prabang overlooking the finest panoramic view in the whole Luang Prabang.
Visit Ban Long Lao
Detailed Itinerary: Breakfast at hotel, take an excursion by car uphill through beautiful scenic views with local style-villages to visit Ban Long Laoh, a small Hmong hill tribe village, probably the best-known hill tribe in Laos.Begin to trek (3-4 hrs) through beautiful lushly forested area and also rice fields to Kuangsi Waterfall, which though not very high, but it is spectacular and really beautiful with its green surroundings as the national protected forest area.We will have a picnic lunch by the Kuangsi Waterfall where there is plenty of time for your relaxing and a swim in the cool water before taking a drive to get back to Luang Prabang. Dinner is free and accommodation at hotel.
Visit ethnic village of Khmu on the riverside
Detailed Itinerary: Breakfast at hotel, take an excursion by car (about 3hrs) to NongKhiao, the boat landing village, then take a boat (45 mn) upstream on the Nam Ou river to get to Mouang Ngoi village, a very peaceful village on the left bank of Nam Ou river, which surrounded by beautiful range of mountains and also high cliffs.The afternoon is spent exploring the highlights of this scenic area by boat (1hr) and visit ethnic village of Khmu on the riverside. Begin to kayak back to Muang Ngoi pasting the base of stunning karsts limestone Mountains through fun rapids. Dinner is free and accommodation at local guesthouse.
Relaxing and swimming in the cool water
Detailed Itinerary: Breakfast at guest house, begin to have one of the highlights of the trip is to trek through pristine environments of the unspoiled forested areas including to explore natural caves, which was home of the villagers during the war (1960-1972) as well as beautiful small waterfalls where there is a plenty of time for relaxing and swimming in the cool water before you will visit more ethnic villages of Khmu and also Low land Lao where you will learn more rural life of these fascinating people. Getting back to Muang Ngoi in late afternoon. Dinner is free and accommodation at local guest house.
Take a boat trip downstream on Nam Ou river to Luang Prabang
Detailed Itinerary: Breakfast, take a boat trip downstream on Nam Ou river to Luang Prabang, on the way, photo-stops can be made and also for relaxing to see more ethnic villages. Stop to visit Pak Ou cave in the side of a lime stone cliff and opposite of the mouth of the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers. The sanctuaries at Pak Ou consists of two large caves, both repositories for thousands of Buddha images, which range from mere centimeter to two meters in height. Continue by car to drive from Ban Pak Ou, a village opposite of Pak Ou cave to Luang Prabang, on the way, stop at Ban Xangkhong, the well-known village for its wood paper-making and also Lao silk weavings with natural dyes. Dinner is free and accommodation at hotel.
Be free at leisure until for your own shopping
Detailed Itinerary: Breakfast at hotel, be free at leisure until for your own shopping or strolling through Luang Prabang ancient city, before being transferred to airport for departure.
|01 Sep 2010 - 31 Auguist 2011(The Price Per Person(US$)
|Group Cost:US$ per pax
||Mid-range 3* Hotel
||Superior 4* Hotel
||Deluxe 5* Hotel
||Inter City Boutique, Lao Orchid, Ramayana Gallery
||Mercure Vientiane, Lao Plaza, Sabaidee Lao, Salana Boutique
||Don Chan Palace, Settha Palace, Green Park Boutique
||Manoluck Hotel, Ancient Hotel, Villa Chitdara
||Villa Santi Hotel & Santi Resort, The Grand Luang Prabang , The Chang Heritage
||Shinta Mani , Le Palais Juliana, Les 3 Nagas, Maison Souvannaphoum Colours Of Angsana
||Thavonsouk Bungalows, Elephant Crossing Resort
||Vansana Hotel, Villa Namsong
||Vansana Hotel, Anoulack Khen Lao Hotel
||Pakse Hotel, Pon Arena Hotel-Khong island
||Champasaka Grand Hotel, Champasak Palace
||Huong Thip Hotel
- Accommodation in twin or double-sharing room.
- Transfers & tours with English speaking guide.
- Private air-conditioned transport + boat.
- Entrance fees for sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / D = Dinner).
- Service charge & government tax.
- Refreshing tower and drinking water on tour.
- Baggage handling and porterage.
- Visa fee.
- Travel insurance against any personal injury of illness and damage of the property incurred during the course of this trip.
- International air tickets to / from Laos.
- Departure tax.
- Personal expenses such as: drinks, phone calls, laundry, tip...etc.